interactional model

interactional model

[-ak′shənəl]
Etymology: L, inter, between, agere, to do
a therapy model that views the family as a communication system comprising interlocking subsystems of family members. Family dysfunction occurs when the rules governing family interaction become vague and ambiguous. The therapeutic goal is to help the family clarify the rules governing their relationships.
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Interactional Model of Disability: The limitation of the medical and social model suggests the need for a new model of disability.
When starting to study intercultural differences in communication between the two target groups we approached a social image interactional representation, and not an ethno-methodological (Goffman, 1967), or a sociolinguistic approach (Brown and Levinson, 1987), even if the face interactional model find there its roots.
Dissymmetric cognitive theories, synaptic connectivity developmental reducing model, early and late neuro developmental models, late-early interactional model are still valid, allowing the elaboration of complex models.
1) together with the interactional model (2) provide the foundation for the analysis, which falls into two parts, the first (1-4) dealing with the overall methodology, the second (5-8), focusing on the tellability of the narrative episode.
He presents an interactional model, a theory of the helping process, the skills needed to put the framework into action, and empirical data supporting the framework.
In 1994, Taylor Cox introduced the interactional model of cultural diversity (IMCD), which predicted that diversity climate affects employees' attitudes and performance and thereby influences firm performance.
Relying on the perspective of Lawrence Shulman's interactional model, she offers an overview and case examples on working with survivors of childhood trauma.
Indeed, this model is not considered to be an interactional model because the definition, the "problem," and the treatment of the disability are all considered to lie within the individual with the disability.
That interactional model is inadequate because it assumes that children's constitution and the caregiving environment are constant over time, which they are not.
The first section introduces the cognitivist approach to learning and examines Vygotsky's socioconstructivism, contending that this is an interactional model.
Thus, while a significant relationship existed between family status, family type, and delinquency, it did not follow the specific interactional model proposed by Olson, Russell, and Sprenkle (1979).
The following models of racial and/or ethnic identity are reviewed: Racial/Cultural Identity Development model, (R/CID; Sue & Sue, 1990); counselor client interactional model (Helms, 1990, 1995); and the culturally specific and clinically derived Chicano/Latino ethnic development model (Ruiz, 1990).
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